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Support Coordinator

Mitcham

Reference: 4856768

  • Exciting full time, fixed term opportunity until 1 October 2020
  • Co-located in Mitcham and Epping
  • $57k salary + superannuation + leave loading + generous salary packaging benefits


About Wellways

We are a values based organisation. We stand for Honesty, Acceptance, Fairness, Commitment, and Participation.

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to ensure people have access to the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.


About this opportunity

As a Support Coordinator, you will work directly with NDIS participants to develop plans to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community and achieve the goals set out in their NDIS plan. This involves coordinating a variety of services for participants, facilitating effective working relationships and communications with the carers, family, external services and other key stakeholders to help provide the most well rounded support available for participants.

This role is co-located at our Mitcham and Epping offices.


Skills & Experience

  • Minimum Certificate 4 in Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care, Home, and Community Care or other related fields
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge in working with people with mental health issues and their carers to build strong, long-lasting partnerships in the community
  • A current valid Driver's License and a registered vehicle (including insurance)

Satisfactory National Police Records Check, Working with Children's Check and NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) Worker Orientation Module Certificate is mandatory prior to commencement: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/support-for-workers/training-course


Benefits

  • Salary package up to $15,899 per annum
  • Receive a 17.5 percent leave loading every time you take a holiday
  • Access to ongoing support and opportunity for career development within the organisation
  • Thorough induction and orientation program
  • For a full list of our staff benefits, visit https://www.wellways.org/careers-wellways


How to apply

To apply and to download a copy of the position description please visit our careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways) & enter ref code: 4856768. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Michael Ashenden, CDS Coordinator on 0477 740 535 or email mashenden@welllways.org

Applications close Sunday 29 September 2019

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply.

All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people.


Applications Close: 29 Sep 2019



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